G.Skill Trident X 2400MHz 8GB Review

CineBench and wPrime

G.Skill Trident X 2400MHz 8GB Kit

CineBench

Our final two tests both are skewed by the hyperthreading available on the i7-3770K. But as the results are pretty static we're including them as a nice comparison between the Sandy Bridge option and the Ivy Bridge chipset.

 

wPrime 95

Even allowing for the extra CPU performance, the wPrime95 result is impressive. We know from our Sniper 3 test that a bigger overclock would really drop this score down as the extra oomph in the Trident X comes in to play.
  

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Most Recent Comments

29-06-2012, 09:51:53

AverageNinja
Awesome review! Finally an 8GB Trident X Kit Quote

29-06-2012, 10:07:36

Josh Weston
A good review once again, and I think this really hammers it home that anything more than 1600MHz is a waste, unless it's the same price as the 1600MHz DIMMs.
He says...with his overpriced 2133MHz RAM -.-Quote

29-06-2012, 17:24:58

delusion77
Idk if its just me but Id like to see some 1600mhz kit with tight timings rather than just high clocked with loose timings. I guess its possible to underclock and get lower latencies but perhaps companies could sell the 1600mhz at a cheaper price because big numbers = bigger price a lot of the time.Quote

03-07-2012, 12:17:20

Noobalert
Can anyone recommend a ram water block for these sticks? Thanks Quote

03-07-2012, 12:19:04

tinytomlogan
Quote:
Originally Posted by delusion77 View Post
Idk if its just me but Id like to see some 1600mhz kit with tight timings rather than just high clocked with loose timings. I guess its possible to underclock and get lower latencies but perhaps companies could sell the 1600mhz at a cheaper price because big numbers = bigger price a lot of the time.

Tight timings makes SFA difference to 1155, its all about the bandwidth aka - MHz when it comes to good performance with these.Quote
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